[Beowulf] Do these SGE features exist in Torque?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sun May 25 07:00:16 EDT 2008

----- "Prentice Bisbal" <prentice at ias.edu> wrote:

> In  SGE you can specify resources such as mem >= 32 GB
> for a node, or arch=AMD64. You can't do this with Torque?

Yes you can, though you specify what the jobs requires
rather than the properties of the node you want.

So you could do:

qsub -l arch=amd64 -l pmem=4gb -l nodes=36 ./pbs-script

pmem says that each of the 36 processes needs 4gb RAM.

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